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Travelling by train to the Brunel's SS Great Britain is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the Brunel's SS Great Britain is Clifton Down, which is served by GWR services throughout the day. It's 38 minutes to the Brunel's SS Great Britain on foot. You'll find the museum on Spike Island, which is north of the station.

The Brunel's SS Great Britain is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection and intriguing displays, suitable for all ages.

Visit the Brunel's SS Great Britain website for opening information.


Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.

Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces40
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£147.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces32
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

Departures and arrivals from Clifton Down

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Clifton Down station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway23:182On time
to Severn BeachGreat Western Railway09:141Scheduled
to Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway10:012Scheduled
to Severn BeachGreat Western Railway10:031Scheduled
to Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway10:522Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Severn BeachGreat Western Railway23:172On time
from Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway09:141Scheduled
from Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway10:001Scheduled
from Severn BeachGreat Western Railway10:012Scheduled
from Severn BeachGreat Western Railway10:512Scheduled
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